The winner got $860,000,000 in the 2008 British Open.
2010 The winner shall receive £850,000
Stewart Cink got £750,000.
The 1928 Open Championship winner was Walter Hagen (USA)
The 2015 Irish Open Golf winner's prize was £416,000.
Todd Hamilton won $1,348,270 USD in 2004 at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland.
The winner receives £900,000 of a £5 million purse.
Anthony Wall was the top British finisher in the 2006 Open, 10 strokes behind winner Tiger Woods in a tie for 11th place.
The winner of the 2013 Ladies British open Golf Championship was Stacy LEWIS who received a cash prize of €302,982.14